The Dumb Waiter

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The Dumb Waiter is a play by English playwright Harold Pinter (1930-2008) [1]. First performed at the Hampstead Theatre Club, 21 January 1960.

Production history in South Africa

1962: Presented by the University of Cape Town's University Dramatic Society at the Little Theatre in August, directed by Bill Tanner.

1977: Presented by the Rhodes University Drama Department directed by Lyrr Addison in May 1977 as part of a triple bill of one act plays including Orison by Ferdinand Arrabal, directed by Jon Maytham; Guernica by Ferdinand Arrabal, directed by Jamie Crawford.

1979: AMDA Rehearsal Room.

1980: A Baxter Theatre Production was directed by Ken Leach in a double bill with The Lover, opening 25 January 1980, starring Richard Cox and Jacqui Singer.

May 1984 - Directed by Maralin Vanrenen at the Market Theatre. Cast : Charles Comyn, Dale Cutts.


Inskip, 1972. p.149.

Various entries in the NELM catalogue, inter alia theatre programme of the AMDA production: [Collection: FUGARD, Athol]: 1980. 2. 9. 14.

Theatre programme (Baxter), 1980.

Ruphin Coudyzer. 2023. Annotated list of his photographs of Market Theatre productions. (Provided by Coudyzer)

Barrow, Brian & Williams-Short, Yvonne 1988.

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